Posts tagged with "Lord Of The Rings"

Exclusive MCM Interview: Reign & Lord Of The Rings Star Craig Parker

Exclusive MCM Interview: Reign & Lord Of The Rings Star Craig Parker
Learn why Peter Jackson’s Elves were nearly Welsh in this interview with New Zealand actor Craig Parker – also the star of Legend Of The Seeker and Reign – recorded on the BUZZ stage at MCM Liverpool Comic Con yesterday.      Read More →

Sunday Buzzgasm: The “Erm… What” Stories From The Back Of The Sofa

Sunday Buzzgasm: The “Erm… What” Stories From The Back Of The Sofa
BUILDING MINAS TIRITH Forget about Jerusalem. If the group behind a crowdfunded project on Indiegogo meet their target, it’s Middle-earth that’ll be built among England’s dark Satanic mills. It’s a big “if” though. They plan to recreate Minas Tirith as a residential and commercial property at a cost of just under £2 billion. So far they’ve raised £73,949 in 15 days with 45 left to go which is not exactly a flying start. Maybe it’s... 

Supervillains, Batfights And Balrogs In New Lego Dimensions Trailer

Supervillains, Batfights And Balrogs In New Lego Dimensions Trailer
Forget Batman V Superman. LEGO Dimensions gives us Batman V Batman… though it looks more of a cat fight than a bat fight. The latest trailer also gives us a massive superhero/Lord Of The Rings mash-up. The Joker riding a Balrog? This is going to be epic! Though the storyline looks utter bonkers. LEGO Dimensions launches in the UK on 29 September for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and Wii U.  Read More →

Voice Actor and Teen Wolf Star Gideon Emery to attend MCM London Comic Con

Voice Actor and Teen Wolf Star Gideon Emery to attend MCM London Comic Con
The latest addition to the MCM London Comic Con line-up is actor Gideon Emery, known for his appearances in Teen Wolf and Daredevil, as well as his diverse voice-acting roles. In Teen Wolf, Emery plays the deadly Deucalion, who will stop at nothing in his pursuit of power. In addition to one-off cameos in a range of other popular TV shows like Grimm, True Blood, NCIS, CSI: NY, Castle and 24, Emery recently took on the role of sinister Russian... 

Ian McKellen joins Beauty and the Beast remake

Ian McKellen joins Beauty and the Beast remake
The latest cast member to join the cast of the upcoming, live-action remake of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is Ian McKellen, Entertainment Weekly reports. McKellen will take on the role of the Beast’s over-anxious clock, Cogsworth. Already something of a hero in fantasy and genre cinema thanks to his key parts in the Lord of the Rings and X-Men franchises, McKellen has a huge fanbase among young movie fans and his involvement in Beauty... 

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Teaser Trailer Released

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Teaser Trailer Released
Finally, Peter Jackson has unveiled the teaser trailer for the final part of The Hobbit trilogy: The Battle of the Five Armies. It marks the beginning of the end of Jackson’s cinematic journey into Middle-Earth, which began in 2001 with The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. Fans of Jackson’s original Lord of the Rings trilogy will appreciate this trailer massively, due to the rather particular choice of song which links this... 

Peter Jackson “will probably” direct Doctor Who Season 9 finale in 2015

Peter Jackson “will probably” direct Doctor Who Season 9 finale in 2015
After months of speculation, Doctor Who head writer Steven Moffat has finally confirmed that Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson “will probably” be involved in the show, schedules permitting. The director is reportedly set to direct the two-part season finale of the ninth series of the hit sci-fi show in 2015. Peter Jackson has always been a fan of Doctor Who and has dreamed about taking over the controls of the TARDIS for... 

MCM Buzz Interviews Infinite Crisis Lead Designer Ryan Bednar

MCM Buzz Interviews Infinite Crisis Lead Designer Ryan Bednar
With the announcement of their open beta launch and after a hands-on with the game MCM Buzz catches up with Ryan Bednar, Turbine’s lead designer. We talked about his break into the gaming industry, MOBA (Multiplayer online battle arena) tactics and their upcoming DC Comics project Infinite Crisis.  MCM Buzz: So you are the lead designer on Infinite Crisis, that’s exciting. Ryan: It is pretty exciting! MCM Buzz: What inspired you to... 

Peter Jackson still holding out for Doctor Who

Peter Jackson still holding out for Doctor Who
Yesterday director Peter Jackson confirmed that he still has every hope of directing Doctor Who and that ‘kind of serious’ discussions were taking place. During a press junket for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the director went on to say: “I’d love to try my hand at television, because I’ve never had the discipline of having to shoot for those impossibly tiny schedules. I think I could do it okay now.” Known for his painstaking... 

Tolkien Week Retrospective

Tolkien Week Retrospective
Last week was a special week for Tolkien fans, not just because of the release of the second trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, but because it was Tolkien week! This is celebrated annually in the week that contains Hobbit Day: September 22nd, the day of both Frodo and Bilbo Baggins’ birthdays. This year’s Hobbit Day was particularly special as it marked 75 years since The Hobbit’s publication. Firstly, there were official presents... 
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